Category Archives: Personal

Geoff Baskett turns 100 in 2015

This is exciting news, especially for those with PNG connections.  Geoff Baskett celebrates his 100th birthday this year on 6 November 2015 🙂 Geoff served in many roles in PNG for 56 years. He is author of the much loved hymn Islands … Continue reading

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PNG visitors

PNGWM (Papua New Guinea World Missions) had a team of 34 come through Brisbane for two nights on their way to Perth, Western Australia. The team included the Director, our close friend Tema Manko, and 6 missionaries who will spend two months … Continue reading

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Two special days in December

Every December, we have two special days to affirm our love and commitment to each other as we celebrate the anniversary of our wedding at CLTC in PNG on 3rd Dec 1983 and the anniversary of meeting a year earlier … Continue reading

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David turns 60!

What a wonderful 60th Birthday celebration it was for David. It began with sunrise on our verandah at 4.53 am then a half hour’s drive to NW Brisbane and half an hour narrow windy climb up 600 metres to one of … Continue reading

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A wonderful week cruising on the Pacific Dawn

It was David’s idea to go on a cruise for our 30th Wedding Anniversary. He had crossed the Atlantic Ocean in a ship as a 10 year old and Marilyn had gone from Singapore to Brisbane as a cheap way … Continue reading

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Relaxing at the beach

How we looked forward to a holiday at the beach after a busy year of ministry. Our planned departure was set back 30 hours to finish off some important tasks. It’s 90 mins drive to Currimundi on the Sunshine Coast. … Continue reading

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A Surprise Visitor

On 9 September 2013 (9/11 in USA), in the middle of an intense time in the Billion Souls Revival Prayer Call, David went outside and saw this bird sitting on our fence. On closer inspection he realized it was a … Continue reading

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